Special Events & Sponsorships


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Wednesday, April 20

Mirum Learning 7:30am – 9:30am Continental Breakfast
Napoleon Ballroom
Mirum Learning 12:00pm – 1:20pm OLC/MERLOT Awards Lunch
Grand Ballroom
D2L 5:00pm – 6:30pm Keynote Lightning Talks
Grand Ballroom
  6:45 Gather
7:00 Depart
Find a dining partner for Innovate with #olcdiningbuddies on Twitter. 
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel Lobby

Thursday, April 21


Soomo Learning


8:00am – 8:45am OLC/MERLOT Community Breakfast
Grand Ballroom
ProctorU 3:30pm – 4:45pm Keynote Address
Grand Ballroom
 Mirum Learning 4:45pm – 6:00pm Innovate Reception
Napoleon Ballroom
  6:30 Gather
6:45 Depart
Find a dining partner for Innovate with #olcdiningbuddies on Twitter. 
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel Lobby

Friday, April 22


7:45am – 9:30am Continental Breakfast
Grand Ballroom
CogBooks 8:15am – 9:30am Plenary Panel
Grand Ballroom

Additional Sponsorships

Schoolgy   Boarding Pass Print Station
Napoleon Foyer
SmarterServices   Career Forum Roundtables 
ProctorU   Badge Holders (co-branded)
Pick up your badge holder in the conference registration area
ProctorU   Guest Room Keys 



Chronicle of Higher Education



Keypath Education

Mirum Learning





  Door Prize Drawings
Drawing for complimentary registration for any 2016 or 2017 OLC Conference


  Information Kiosks
Strategically placed at various locations around the conference space


  Innovation Installation 
Napoleon Exhibit Hall
Examity   Innovation Lab
Napoleon Exhibit Hall



Flat World

  Learning Lounge
Napoleon Exhibit Hall


  Mobile App



10:00am – 10:30am
3:15pm – 4:00pm
10:45am – 11:15am
2:15pm – 3:15pm
10:30am – 11:15am
Networking Coffee Breaks
Napoleon Exhibit Hall

 Keypath Education

Mediasite by Sonic Foundry

  PlugIN Lounge
Waterbury (2nd Floor)



  Power Stations
Mirum Learning   Printed Schedule-at-a-Glance
Pick up your Schedule-at-a-Glance in the conference registration area
 ProctorU   Wireless Login Splash Screen





Meet the Sponsors and Exhibitors!

Be sure to pick up your sponsor/exhibitor stamp card when you pick up your name badge to participate in a fun activity and have a chance at winning a new iPad Air 2 16GB. 


1. Visit each booth to collect a unique stamp.
2. Cards should be turned in at the OLC Booth (#8) during the Thursday evening reception.


  • One Grand Prize winner will be drawn from those who collect ALL the unique sponsor and exhibitor stamps to win an iPad.
  • Additional prizes will include a variety of gift cards.
  • Prizes will be awarded at the Friday plenary.

Friday Bonus Round

An additional “mini” bonus card requiring 10 stamps will be provided at the Friday plenary for the final Friday morning exhibit session. Two winners will be drawn for an OLC 2016/2017 future conference registration. Winners will be announced by Twitter and notified via email. 


Social Media Contest

OLC Social Media Contest Prizes (use #OLCInnovate) – Are You a Social Media Ninja? Win Prizes and Influence Your Peers

Join the conversation and win prizes! How to enter: 

  • Twitter – Follow us @OLCTODAY. Then, using hashtags #OLCInnovate and #OLCNOLA, Tweet about conference colleagues, peers & speakers who are inspiring you.
  • Instagram – Workshops, sessions, innovations! Show us what you’re loving this week. Tell your story with images posted on Instagram using #OLCNOLA and #OLCInnovate.
  • Facebook – Like us at facebook.com/OnlineLearningConsortium. Then post pictures or networking stories from the conference. Use hashtags #OLCInnovate and #OLCNOLA.





CogBooks Booth 32 Love to Teach goodie bag: $20 Amazon gift card, 2 Love to Teach Pens, 1 Love to Teach foldable water bottle + 1 Love to Teach USB stick with a free courseware trial on it. 
Focus Eduvation Booth 1 iPad Mini
 Mirum Learning Booth 23/24 1 year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud
OLC Booth 8 $25 Amazon Gift Card (2)
Skyepack Booth 39 Amazon Fire Tablet
The Babb Group Booth 50 $50 Amazon gift card



Booth Raffles

Don’t forget to stop by these exhibit booths to enter your name in booth prize drawings.

Need not be present to win (except where noted). Winners will be notified by hosting sponsor or exhibitor.





 Acrobatiq Booth 14/15 Beats by Dr. Dre Solo2 On-Ear Headphones
 Blackboard Booth 5  Enter for a chance to win an Apple iWatch. Please stop by Booth #5 for more details and register to win. Two lucky winners will be selected and notified via email. 
Blindside Networks Booth 42  iPad Mini
Boundless Booth 47  Fitbit alta – track your steps, distance, and calories burned, and reach your fitness goals with the FitBit Alta 

Booth 27/28 

Skullcandy Navigator Headphones
CogBooks Booth 32  Just drop your business card at our booth or at our sessions to participate in a prize draw for a $100 amazon voucher.
DocSoft Booth 17  Kindle Fire – please come by our booth and register to win.
Focus Eduvation Booth 1  iPad Mini
GoReact Booth 43 Watch a demo for a chance to win a new Apple TV! Winner drawn 4/22. Must be present to win.
Instructional Connections Booth 36  Technology Accessory Bundle
Mirum Learning Booth 23/24  iPad Mini 2 32G
Skyepack Booth 39 Amazon Fire Tablet (x2)
 SmarterServices Booth 11  One $50 donation to the charity of your choice
SoftChalk Booth 10  $200 Visa Cash Card
Software Secure Booth 31  Beats by Dre Headphones
The Babb Group Booth 50  Coffee maker pod machine 
 VCamp360 by Savant Booth 48  Fitbit Blaze
WW Norton & Company Booth 13 Data and Goliath, The Shallows, and Smart Cities, offer a compelling look into the challenges of the digital age. The Internet’s intellectual and cultural consequences, security and privacy, and the use of technology in city-building are just some of the topics tackled by our “Data and the Digital Age” book bundle.